Trojan.Win32.Gorshok.a Removal Guide

Do you know what Trojan.Win32.Gorshok.a is?

Trojan.Win32.Gorshok.a is a malicious Trojan, a variant of Trojan.Win32, that can be found in several bogus video codecs used to view video files, especially with adult content. Trojan.Win32.Gorshok.a is not a virus by itself, however it distributes rogue anti-spyware programs such as IEDefender.

Trojan.Win32.Gorshok.a bombards your computer with deceptive warning messages stating that your browser has been hijacked. Trojan.Win32.Gorshok.a's fake warning messages are intended to trick you into purchasing a full version of the rogue anti-spyware application. Once you click on the fake alert message, you will be directed to IEDefender's home site where you get the commercial version of this rogue anti-spyware application.

Trojan.Win32.Gorshok.a Fake Alert Message:

Critical System Error!
Your browser was infected by Trojan.Win32.Gorshok.a

Trojan.Win32.Gorshok.a's error message is a crafty and scary approach that ultimately has you convinced that you have a spyware problem and that you need to download their rogue anti-spyware program. Do not fall under the trojan makers' tricks and do not download any program recommended on Trojan.Win32.Gorshok.a's fake alert message.

In non-techie terms: Distributors of trojans conduct illicit installation methods to extort money from you. Trojan.Win32.Gorshok.a is no different than Zlob Trojan.

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    this hasn't worked for me... I hate this thing...